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by ZarkonD
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work
Replies: 14
Views: 1081

Re: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work

For copy protected stuff, that is pretty much the only way forward. Since there is no validation, the big trick is determining if what you dumped is valid. If you are sending the flux dumps to some preservation group, they are probably familar with the kinds of copy protection these disks use and w...
by ZarkonD
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work
Replies: 14
Views: 1081

Re: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work

Good to hear that works. I would at least check the jumpers on that second drive before giving up on it. The sectors size is simply not applicable to Preservation Stream dumps. Preservation dumps save raw flux streams and do not decode sectors at all. Note that you can go back later and attempt dec...
by ZarkonD
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Support
Topic: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work
Replies: 14
Views: 1081

Re: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work

Thank you, it was the wrong way round on the floppy end. The first drive will now respond to "dtc -c2" with "CM: maxtrack=83", and will calibrate. Second drive still has the same issue, so I guess that one was busted. I now having issues dumping an image, though I guess it's prob...
by ZarkonD
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work
Replies: 14
Views: 1081

Re: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work

Hiya, Here is a link to a photo with a closer look at the ribbon at both ends. I thought I went by the guide for the sides the red line that data line 1 is supposed to be on. Is it wrong?

https://imgur.com/EyJXaB4
by ZarkonD
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work
Replies: 14
Views: 1081

New Kryoflux, unable to get it to work

Hi, I just bought a kryoflux a few weeks ago to back up my 5.25 disk collection after hearing that the disks are starting to die. So far I have had no luck getting it to work. Initially I assumed it was the 5.25 drive that I bought (as I have no other way to test the drive), so I ordered another one...